CFP- IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC) 2021 - Track 11: SDN&NFV (Deadline 24th July)

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Andreas Kassler

Jul 9, 2020, 4:14:08 AM7/9/20
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Dear colleagues,

we are running a track on SDN/NFV as part of the IEEE CCNC 2021 (VIRTUAL). Please consider submitting your valuable work in the area of SDN/NFV to this track.

More information:

Deadline: July 24

Submission link:
General info:

My apologies for receiving this email multiple times.

Best, Andreas Kassler


18th IEEE Consumer Communications & Networking Conference (CCNC)

Las Vegas, January 9-12, 2021

(Held in conjunction with the International Consumer Electronics Show - CES)


IEEE CCNC 2021 will run as a virtual conference on 9-12 January 2021.


IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, sponsored by IEEE
Communications Society, is a major annual international conference
organized with the objective of bringing together researchers, developers,
and practitioners from academia and industry working in all areas of
consumer communications and networking.

IEEE CCNC was organized specifically to help the consumer electronics
industry drive the advancement of the numerous wireless and wireline
communications technologies that will one day provide on-demand access to
both entertainment and information anytime, anywhere, regardless of time or
location. This includes a detailed analysis of nearly every technological
area ranging from cognitive and peer-to-peer networking to the designer
services and tools used to ensure ease-of-use, security and stunning

IEEE CCNC 2021 is proud to announce two distinguished keynote speakers:
Prof. Edward Knightly, Sheafor-Lindsay Professor of Electrical and Computer
Engineering and Computer Science at Rice University, and Dr. Jim Lansford,
Director, Technical Standards at Qualcomm. The conference will present the
latest developments and technical solutions in the areas of large scale
experimentation, home/consumer networking, efficient wireless spectrum use,
enabling technologies, and novel applications and services.The conference
will include a peer-reviewed program of technical sessions, special
sessions, industry track sessions, tutorials, and demonstration sessions.

Kaushik Chowdhury, TPC Chair, Northeastern University, USA

Marco Di Felice, TPC Vice-Chair, University of Bologna, Italy

Joonhyuk Kang, General Chair, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and
Technology, South Korea




Submissions are welcomed for the following technical tracks in consumer
communications and networking. Submit your paper at:

Track 1: Networking solutions for Games, Multimedia, Social Good, and P2P


Submission link:

Silvia Mirri, University of Bologna, Italy

Marco Furini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

Track 2: Cloud & Fog/Edge Computing and Networking


Submission link:

Jen-Yen Chen (Cosmos), National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan

Kiho Lim, William Paterson University, USA

Track 3: Next Generation Protocols: MAC and Above


Submission link:

Melike Erol-Kantarci, University of Ottawa, Canada

Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, USA

Track 4: Wireless Communications: Fundamentals and PHY


Submission link:

Bang Chul Jung, Chungnam National University, South Korea

Suman Kumar, Troy University, USA

Track 5: 5G and Onwards to 6G


Submission link:

Josep Jornet, Northeastern University, USA

Sara Pizzi, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Italy

Track 6: IoT Enabling Technologies


Submission link:

Swades De, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Carlo Vallati, University of Pisa, Italy

Track 7: Security, Privacy and Content Protection


Submission link:

Michele Nogueira, Federal University of Paraná, Brazil

Shamik Sengupta, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Track 8: Mobile and Wearable Devices, Services and Applications


Submission link:

Rui Campos, INESC TEC and Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto,

José Santa Lozano, Technical University of Cartagena, SpainJosé Santa

Track 9: Communication and Applications for Connected and Autonomous
Vehicles on Land, Water, and Sky


Submission link:

Raphael Frank, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Francesco Malandrino, IEIIT-CNR, Italy

Track 10: AI/ML in Sensing, Communication and Applications


Submission link:

Paul Patras, University of Edinburgh, UK

Track 11: Software Defined Networking/Network Function Virtualization


Submission link:

Berk Canberk, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Andreas Kassler, Karlstad University, Sweden

Important Dates:

Technical Papers due: July 10, 2020

Acceptance Notification: September 25, 2020




Workshops provide a lively and interactive forum for the discussion within
areas of special interest pertinent to consumer communications and
networking. Workshops aim at examining an area in a less formal, open
environment for the free exchange of views, and possibly in a more focused
way than in the main track of the conference itself. Workshop proposals are
welcomed in all areas of consumer communications and networking.

Examples comprise (alternative and additional topics are highly welcome!):

• Wireless Systems (WiFi 6, 5G and beyond)

• Deep Learning / Artificial Intelligence in Communications & Networking

• Energy-aware Consumer Networks / Green Radio

• Consumer Networks as Enabler for IoT

• Cyber-Physical Systems based on Consumer Networking

• Ultra-High Data-Rate and Low Latency Applications (AR/VR/xR)

• Multiple-Drone- / UAV-Applications

• Networking Architectures (Cloudlet and Edge Computing)

• mmWave / THz Ultra High Frequency Communication

• High Mobility in Consumer Communication and Networking

CCNC workshops will be organized on the first and last day of the
conference (January 9th & 12th).

Important Dates:

Workshop Proposals due: July 5, 2020

Acceptance Notification: July 19, 2020

Please see additional proposal submission instructions here:

Proposals should be emailed to the Workshop co-chairs below.

Workshop Co-chairs:

Thorsten Herfet, Saarland Informatics Campus, Saarland, Germany


Carlos Kamienski, Federal University of ABC, Brazil





Prospective authors are invited to submit Work-in-Progress (WiP) papers

related to all areas of consumer communications and networking that

summarizes speculative breakthroughs, industry featured projects, open

problems, experimental findings, new application challenges, visionary
ideas, and preliminary studies or recent achievements that are not quite
ready for a regular

full-length technical paper.

Submission link:

Important Dates:

WiP Papers Due: September 4, 2020

Acceptance Notification: September 25, 2020

WiP Co-chair:

Claudio E. Palazzi, University of Padova, Italy

Johann M. Marquez-Barja, University of Antwerp, Belgium

Ani Nahapetian, California State University, Northridge, USA




The CCNC 2021 organizing committee invites proposals for tutorials,

which are half-day (3 hours) or full-day (6 hours) in length and will

take place on the first and last day of the conference (January 9 and 12).

We seek proposals across a wide range of topics and levels,

ranging from fundamentals to the latest advances in hot topic areas.

Topics of interest include all areas of consumer communications and


Please see additional submission instructions here:

Proposals should be emailed to the Tutorial co-chairs below.

Important Dates:

Tutorial Proposals Due: July 31, 2020

Acceptance Notification: August 14, 2020

Final Camera Ready Slides: January 4, 2021

Tutorial Chair:

Stefano Basagni, Northeastern University, USA


Floriano De Rango, University of Calabria, Italy





We invite researchers and developers from academic, industrial, and

government laboratories to present their novel ideas and demonstrations

of original research prototypes. CCNC especially welcomes demonstrations

of emerging and innovative technologies that have potential commercial

application from nascent and incubating companies. In addition, authors

that have a demonstration component in their work and are planning to

submit their papers to the main technical tracks are highly encouraged

to also submit proposals to the demonstration session.

Please see additional submission instructions here:

Submission link:

Important Dates:

Demonstrations proposals Due: October 9, 2020

Demonstrations acceptance notification: October 23, 2020

Final Camera-ready artwork: November 6, 2020

Demonstration Chair:

Ebrahim Saberinia, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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